Minter Dialogue with John Purkiss (Banahasta)

John Purkiss is the author of three books, including the bestseller, The Power of Letting Go: How to drop everything that’s holding you back. With an accomplished background, the highest credentials and working as a partner at August Leadership, a global executive search firm, John is also known as Banahasta, which is short for Sri Nithya Banahastananda. This spiritual name was given to him by his guru, HDH Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam, known to his followers as Swamiji. In this chat, we discuss John’s remarkable journey to become Banahasta. We also talk about consciousness, oneness, intuition and meditation, how he manages his personal and professional missions, and the inherent power of letting go.

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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).


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